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How to Toast Pumpkin Seeds this Halloween

October 22, 2019

Carving Jack-o’-lanterns? Save your pumpkin seeds for a tasty snack.

To get started, preheat the oven to 325°F. Scoop the seeds out of your pumpkin and place them in a colander in the sink. Separate the seeds as much as you can from any goo, then rinse them clean. Pat them dry.

On a baking sheet with sides, toss the seeds with oil to coat. Season with salt and pepper or, ...

Video: Roselle Park Loses an Icon - James D. “Jim” Vigliotti, Passes Away at 96

October 18, 2019

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Roselle Park community is morning the passing of an Icon this week as James D. “Jim” Vigliotti, 96, died on Wednesday, October 16, 2019.

Born in Newark, NJ, Vigliotti resided in Roselle Park since 1957 and was a retired truck driver for Linden Motor Freight. He was A World War II Veteran and a member of the VFW Post 9119, Knights of Columbus Council 3240, the ...

Roselle Councilwoman Denise Wilkerson Elected to President of Union County Chapter of NOW

ROSELLE, NJ - Roselle Councilwoman Denise Wilkerson has been elected to serve as President of the Union County chapter of the National Organization for Women (NOW) of New Jersey – a statewide women's rights activist organization consisting of thousands of women and men - members, activists, and allies. Wilkerson is the first African American to serve in the position of President of the ...

Roselle to Hold 2020 Census Job Fair

ROSELLE, NJ - The Borough of Roselle and the U.S. Census Bureau will be co-hosting a job fair for residents interested in working for the U.S. Census Bureau in late 2019 and for 2020.

The 2020 Census Job Fair will be held on two different dates to accommodate as many people as possible. The events will be held on Monday, October 21, from 2-7 pm and Thursday, October 24, from 9 am - 2 pm at the ...

Roselle Park to Hold 2020 Census Job Fair

ROSELLE PARK, NJ - The Borough of Roselle Park and the U.S. Census Bureau will be co-hosting a job fair for residents interested in working for the U.S. Census Bureau in late 2019 and early 2020.

The 2020 Census Job Fair is scheduled from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, October 23, at the Casano Community Center (314 Chestnut Street).

At this job fair and information session, people ...

Roselle Health Dept. to Hold Influenza Clinic and Free Flu Shots

ROSELLE, NJ - Flu season is upon us and the Roselle Health Dept. will be holding their Seasonal Influenza Clinic and offering Free Flu Shots to adult residents. 

The clinic will be held on Wednesday, October 16, from 9 a.m. to Noon in Roselle Borough Hall Chambers at 210 Chestnut Street.

To register call the Health Dept. at 908-634-4550.

*Note: Roselle children who require ...

National Parks Stamps Mark American Revolution at Union County Four Centuries in a Weekend, October 19 and 20

October 16, 2019

ROSELLE, NJ - If you haven’t gotten hooked yet, this is your weekend to go stamp crazy. At national parks, monuments and historic sites across the country, there are stamps visitors collect in passports to mark their visit. Visiting many of these sites can involve traveling long distances, but not this Saturday and Sunday, October 19 and 20, during Union County’s Four Centuries ...

New Jersey School Board Association Holds its First Sessions About LGBTQ+ Students

October 23, 2019

Atlantic City, NJ — Members of boards of education from across the state learned what they can do to support LGBTQ+ youth in their school systems from South Orange Maplewood Board of Education member Shannon Cuttle. Cuttle joined forces with Dr. Jan Kaminsky, director of education for Rainbow Health Consulting, to give the presentation at the 2019 New Jersey School Board Association ...

Does Rutgers Pay Too Much to Fired Coaches, Athletic Directors, and Academic Administrators?

Does Rutgers pay too much to fired coaches, athletic directors, and academic administrators? 

Everyone loves a good college football game. Last season (2018), the Rutgers Scarlet Knights record in the Big Ten Conference was a dismal 1-11. And this year does not look much better. Yeah, Rutgers is in the same league with some heavy hitters like Ohio State, Penn State and Michigan. But, ...

New Jersey Transit A National Disgrace?

This week’s question is a continuation of last week’s on New Jersey infrastructure issues. 

New Jersey Transit has more than 2,000 buses and more than 700 trains, and there are more than 900,000 trips taken on NJ Transit every weekday. In total, passengers ride more than 3.5 billion miles per year on the system. In the past, Governor Murphy referred to NJ Transit as a ...

Bramnick and Munoz Vote Against Seniors

October 10, 2019

This week I got a piece of mail about my Assemblymembers Jon Bramnick and Nancy Munoz. It says that they voted against a property tax freeze for seniors.

I was very skeptical at first because Republicans are usually in favor of lower taxes. But the mail had a place where you can go to see their votes. After doing my research, I found that they did indeed vote against the property tax freeze ...

Union County Volunteers Bring Tree Education Program to 4th Grade Classrooms

October 22, 2019

Union County educators looking for a fun activity for their students can sign up for a special presentation by the volunteer 4-H Master Tree Stewards of Union County.

Now in its 25th year, the Tree Steward program provides fourth grade classes across the county with an hour-long interactive lesson on tree biology, tree products, tree care, and tree appreciation.

“The Master Tree ...

Update: FOUND! - Lost Dog - Have You Seen Lulu?

October 17, 2019

Update 7:45 p.m. Lulu owners reports that she has been found!

ROSELLE, NJ - LULU is a Chihuahua, female, black/white/tan, 12 years old, 3.5 pounds.

Owner says she needs special care for a heart condition.  She is Microchipped! 

Lulu was last seen in Roselle on Thompson Ave near Third Ave, on Wednesday, October 16.  

TAPintoRoselle.net and ...

America's First Daughter by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie

America’s First Daughter  by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie (William Morrow, 2016)

 

Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence, was a complicated man. The narrative of America’s First Daughter, told in the voice of Jefferson’s adoring daughter, Patsy, gives us Jefferson, the hero. However, as Patsy matures, she can’t deny that her ...

'Chasing Rainbows' at Paper Mill Explores Garland's Early Career

MILLBURN, NJ  - Judy Garland has made an amazing comeback, with both this charming musical at Paper Mill Playhouse and the new film starring Renee Zellweger. It’s also the anniversary of ‘The Wizard of Oz,” a film that never seems to lose its appeal. Garland’s early career is the focus of “Chasing Rainbows, The Road to Oz.”

Ruby Rakos is a sound choice ...

Automation Inflation

I hate robots.

They talk funny and have no personality.

If that makes me a human racist, then so be it.

I talked to a robot on the phone the other day. it was sitting virtually within the deep, dark recesses of a computer connected to the working end of an 800 number. It tried to convince me that it was human. It asked me flat questions in an artificially chipper voice and then pretended ...